Algonquin College

Personal Support Worker

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Program Information

School:Algonquin College
Faculty:School of Health and Community Studies (Ottawa)
Degree:Certificate
Field of Study:Health Aide
Description:This one-year Ontario College Certificate program provides students with the knowledge and practical skills to work as a care provider in a wide range of healthcare environments. Students develop the ability to engage with persons and/or families of various ages and health related needs to promote healthy living. Students learn how to assist clients with their daily personal care needs, such as bathing, dressing, grooming and toileting.

Through a combination of theory, lab practice, clinical/community experience, students understand how to deliver person-centered care to individuals of varying ages, encourage independence and improve quality of life for their clients.
URL:Personal Support Worker at Algonquin College
Course Based:Yes
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,033
International: $14,583

Domestic tuition/ancillary fees: $5,032.94. International tuition/ancillary Fees: $14,582.94.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on December 15, 2015